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08 August 2012


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Bill Braham

Just a question - Hope Valley (i.e. Maddie Thompson), is that not in Derbyshire?

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"Just a question - Hope Valley (i.e. Maddie Thompson), is that not in Derbyshire?"
Bill Braham

Good point. Chesterfield born, living in Hope Valley, Maddie is Derbyshire, for sure. Her Yorkshire connection should have read:

Wheelchair Basketball, Sheffield Steelers Basketball Club

Our list is hopefully a celebration of both the origins and the nurturing of Paralympic talent. We do expect to see Maddie also appearing in a list of Derbyshire Paralympians any day soon, and will be cheering on all the competitors who've made it into Team ParalympicsGB.

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